The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) serves as leader in developing, training, supporting, and leading pediatric-specific ECHOs. The AAP has created and launched over 100 ECHO programs in over 20 topics.
To join an ECHO, please visit the Get Involved webpage to see which programs are currently recruiting.
AAP Anxiety and Depression ECHO: In partnership with the National Training and Technical Assistance Center for Child, Youth and Family Mental Health (NTTAC), the AAP has launched the AAP Anxiety and Depression ECHO. This ECHO serves as a forum for healthcare providers to increase their capacity to address anxiety and depression in the primary care setting. This ECHO concludes in early February. Contact Lisa Brock, Program Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org for additional details.
AAP Care Considerations for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) ECHO: Serves as a forum healthcare providers who care for patient with DMD to increase their skills and knowledge of emerging therapies and updated care considerations for children with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD). This ECHO concludes in May. Contact Lisa Brock, Program Manager, at email@example.com for additional details.
AAP Early Childhood Mental Health ECHO: Provides an opportunity pediatric primary care providers to increase their knowledge, skills, and self-efficacy to integrate early childhood mental health care, into primary care in their practice. There will be an emphasis on children 0- 3 years of age, with a goal to increase screening and referral for early childhood mental health care into primary care. This ECHO concludes in June. Contact Lisa Brock, Program Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org for additional details.
AAP Health Care Transition from Pediatric to Adult-focused Care for Youth with Spina Bifida ECHO ( AAP Spina Bifida Transitions ECHO): serves as a forum for pediatricians, pediatric specialists, and others that provide medical care to children with spina bifida to increase knowledge, skills and self-efficacy regarding effective strategies and best practices in promoting successful transitional care services and transitional care programs. This ECHO concludes in May. Contact Lisa Brock, Program Manager, at email@example.com for additional details.
Addiction Treatment in Pediatric Setting ECHO: This ECHO serves as a forum for pediatric health care professionals to increase knowledge and capacity in regard to treating substance use disorders in the medical home setting, with a focus on opioid use disorder. The ECHO will be a space to support each other while learning and working through challenges together. This ECHO meets on the first and third Wednesdays of the month from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm CT until February 2022. Information regarding an additional cohort will be provided at a later date. Contact Briana Lemon, Program Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org for additional details.
Food Insecurity ECHO:This ECHO serves as a forum to enhance pediatric primary care practices’ capacity to identify, refer, and follow-up with families experiencing or nearing food insecurity. Pediatric practices who are interested in learning and implementing best practices to address food insecurity should register. This ECHO meets the fourth Thursday of the month until June 2022 from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm ET. Contact Briana Lemon, Program Manager, at email@example.com for additional details.
Infection Prevention and Control ECHO: Provides an opportunity for primary care practices to improve knowledge, skills and self-efficacy around infection prevention and control strategies to mitigate infection transmission utilizing quality improvement strategies in the practice setting. Contact Shannon Limjuco, Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org for additional details.
Innovations in Newborn Screening Operability ECHO: Provides an opportunity for state-based newborn screening teams to build knowledge and self-efficacy around the capacity to advance electronic data exchange and interoperability between state newborn screening and healthcare information systems. Contact Shannon Limjuco, Director, at email@example.com for additional details.
Neurodevelopmental Screening ECHO: Serves as an interactive forum for healthcare professionals to develop knowledge and capacity to improve the quality of care for children with neurobehavioral disorders. This program offers MOC Part 4 credits to eligible pediatricians.
Obesity ECHO: Pediatric clinicians participating in the TEAM UP! Obesity research project improve knowledge, competence and confidence around enhanced standard of care for obesity management.
Social Determinants of Oral Health ECHO: Provides an opportunity for primary care practices to engage in an 8-month learning collaborative aimed to enhance capacity to improve pediatric oral health outcomes for children ages 0-3, with a focus on oral health risk assessment. Participants will utilize the electronic health record, or otherwise integrate the AAP Oral Health Risk Assessment (OHRA) tool into practice. In addition, participants will learn successful strategies for medical-dental integration and learn to assess oral health through a social determinants of health/health equity lens. Contact Shannon Limjuco, Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org for additional details.
Adolescent Health and Telehealth
Behavioral & Mental Health and Telehealth
Community Health Workers
COVID-19 and Children with Medical Complexities
E-Cigarette and Vaping
Health Care Transition
Infection Prevention and Control
Influenza Vaccine for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs
Jamaica Neurodevelopmental Surveillance in the Age of Zika
Managing Students with Seizures
Return to Learn ECHO
Traumatic Brain Injury
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